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EFCC witness contradicts self in ex-Minister, Turaki’s trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s witness, Mr Umar Tahir, on Monday, contradicted himself in the ongoing trial of a former Minister in the President Goodluck Jonathan-led government, Taminu

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Tsunami in EFCC, as FG suspends Commission’s secretary Olukoyede, 10 others

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended no fewer than 11 senior officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, as the probe of the shenanigans under the stewardship of disgraced Ibrahim

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Court okays seizure N120m, $228, 424, property linked to ex-Air Force Chief, wife

Justic Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s request to seize landed property and cash of N120, 546, 042.02

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Alleged fraud: EFCC opposes plea for adjournment in Rep Nicholas Mutu’s trial

The EFCC, on Wednesday, opposed an application for adjournment by J.O Asoluka, SAN, counsel to 2nd defendant, in the trial of Rep. Nicholas Mutu, Chairman, House Committee on Petroleum (Downstream)

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Alleged pension fraud: Absence of EFCC lawyer stalls Faisal Maina’s trial

The absence of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s counsel, Mohammed Abubakar, in the Federal High Court,, Abuja, on Thursday, stalled hearing in case filed against Faisal Maina, who

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Alleged fraud: Nigerian Army, Gen. Otiki lays claim to forfeited N136m

A former General Officer Commanding (GOC), 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Sokoto, Maj.Gen. Hakeem Otiki, on Monday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that the 376, 120 dollars (N136,

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Reports on Baba Ijebu arrest is false

Contrary to some media reports making the rounds, prominent businessman, Chief Kessington Adebutu (Baba Ijebu)  has not been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in relation to

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Court gives EFCC nod to freeze N136m linked to army chief, Hakeem Otiki

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, gave the EFCC the go-ahead to temporarily freeze the sum of $376, 120 (N136, 155, 440) linked to Maj.- Gen. Hakeem Oladapo Otiki.

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Alleged Pension fraud: We didn’t conduct in-depth probe into Maina’s case, EFCC witness admits

An EFCC Operative, Mohammed Goji, on Monday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that the commission did not conduct a thorough investigation into the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT)

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Alleged P&ID scam: Witness gives transaction details in Briton’s account

Akinwande Adewale Akinseye, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s witness, on Monday, gave details about series of transactions in the bank account of James Nolan, the British national and

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